4 days in Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Virginia Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Alexandria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Charlotte

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 28th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Virginia Beach day trip app .

Charlotte to Virginia Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
On the 29th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement, steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, and then explore the world behind art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Williamsburg route builder app .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Alexandria.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and finally take a stroll through Old Town. On the next day, see the interesting displays at George Washington's Mount Vernon, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Marine Corps, and then see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Alexandria online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Williamsburg to Alexandria by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Alexandria can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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